Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Set or studded with gems:‘a begemmed cross’
- ‘Let him, with hands begemmed and red, adorned with fingers, pat thy back while thou art seated.’
- ‘Lord Iangelos Martel looked quite comfortable sprawling onto one of the fine old leather couches, his begemmed fingers beating a tattoo against the end table.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.